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AT THE MOVIES: American Hustle – Review

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Directed by: Davis O. Russell Starring: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner In cinemas January 1st. This is a fictionalised version of a true story. That is to say the basic premise about a complicated con job by the FBI, which was used to prosecute several US senators for corruption, is used as the basis of the story which is then expanded upon for … [Read more...]

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS – REVIEW

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Directed by: Tommy Wirkola Starring: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Pihla Viitala, Peter Stormare, Thomas Mann In cinemas March 1st Don’t be misled by the title. This is no fairytale and is definitely unsuitable for children. The Hansel and Gretel that you meet here are all grown up and professional witch hunters and this movie pulls no punches with people ripped apart, … [Read more...]

THE DAILY UPDATE AT THE MOVIES: THE BOURNE LEGACY REVIEW

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Directed by: Tony Gilroy Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Wiesz, Edward Norton, Stacey Keach, Albert Finney, Joan Allen There is no denying that this movie boasts a very impressive cast made up of hugely acclaimed award-winning actors. With this in mind you are pretty much assured of good performances all round. Good performances are nothing without a decent story though and they do have … [Read more...]

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: AVENGERS ASSEMBLE MOVIE REVIEW

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Directed by: Josh Whedon Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddlesworth, Chris Evans Starring quite possibly the most beautiful cast ever assembled on the big screen, this is one of the most hotly anticipated movies of the year following on as it does from the individual Avenger films – Iron Man, Captain … [Read more...]